|New record prime: 274,207,281-1 with 22,338,618 digits by Cooper, Woltman, Kurowski, Blosser & GIMPS (7 Jan 2016).|
What is it that sets the Prime Pages apart? The quantity and quality of the information.
On the page Awards Given to the Prime Pages we list some of the many awards and media mentions that this site has received. He we continue that list with older awards.
"I am pleased to tell you that your website has been chosen for inclusion in the BBC Education Web Guide. The Education Web Guide team were particularly impressed by the quality and educational content of your site and..." Tanya Piejus, Editorial Assistant. British Broadcasting Corporation, 14 Oct 1998.
"Congratulations! Your site was chosen as a Site of the Day for 11 Sep 98 on New Scientist Planet Science, the award winning online voice of New Scientist, the world's leading science & technology news weekly." Kate North, 24 Sep 1998.
"The team responsible for awarding the School Page's Web Site Excellence Award wants to let you know that your site has been chosen as a recipient. This means that you web site has been found to be among the best on the web." 25 August 1998.
"The Links2Go Key Resource award is both exclusive and objective. Fewer than one page in one thousand will ever be selected for inclusion. ... In fact, the Key Resource award is so exclusive, even we don't qualify for it (yet ;)!" 22 July 1998.
"The editors of the Alive! Education Network have nominated your web site to receive the 1998 Publisher's Choice: Excellence in Education Award." Allan Torrey, Publisher, 14 March 1998.
The Learning Kingdom Cool Site of the Day February 11, 1998.
"Your site: [The prime pages] has been selected as a featured site in StudyWeb as one of the best educational resources on the Web by our researchers. It can be found in our Algebra section." Leslie Kenny, Webmaster/Senior Editor, 23 Jan 1998
Listed as one of the sites in Science New's Safari (Science News, Volume 152, December 20&27, 1997, p398-399). This list contained "a few of the writers' favorites among the many informative, unusual, and entertaining Web sites of science," and is now an on-line feature.
"... Although our site concerns Java this award is presented for good content and/or great site design. Your site doesn't need Java to qualify for this award. This award is presented for outstanding site design. ..." Stephen Cohen, President Interkid Networks, 20 Aug 1997
New Scientist Planet Science's guide to science site of the day on 5 May 97, subsequently a "hot spot."
Eisenhower National Clearinghouse for Mathematics and Science Education (ENC), Digital Dozen (DD), January 1996.
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